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Windows 7: Media Center Background Change Help

04 Nov 2009   #1
CoreFlood

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
Media Center Background Change Help

Yeah I just finished doing the stuff in the tutorial and it works! Problem... the registry file supplied overrode my ability to open certain files...

Including the regedit.exe and cmd.exe ... help...

And yeah it's 3am and I sort of did the thing on a whim without thinking to backup my registry... yes hindsight is 20/20...


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04 Nov 2009   #2
rsvr85

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CoreFlood View Post
Yeah I just finished doing the stuff in the tutorial and it works! Problem... the registry file supplied overrode my ability to open certain files...

Including the regedit.exe and cmd.exe ... help...

And yeah it's 3am and I sort of did the thing on a whim without thinking to backup my registry... yes hindsight is 20/20...
Which tutorial did you follow?
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04 Nov 2009   #3
CoreFlood

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

Oops I sort of implied this one but whatever works.

Theme Media Center: Changing the Background


Anywho I managed to get it fixed, I'm not sure why it did what it did but at the very least I still had access to notepad so I just ran the .reg file again only this time removing the keys it added (I'm hoping it didn't modify existing keys) and uninstalled Restorator and it seemed to be working again. I'll post here again if something went horribly wrong but so far it seems alright. Here's what was in the .reg file if you guys wanted to take a look though.

As I mentioned despite the problem I encountered it works, just be careful if you're going to try it yourself.

Thanks for replying though

Quote:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00


[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\runas]
@="Take Ownership"
"NoWorkingDirectory"=""

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\*\shell\runas\command]
@="cmd.exe /c takeown /f \"%1\" && icacls \"%1\" /grant administrators:F"
"IsolatedCommand"="cmd.exe /c takeown /f \"%1\" && icacls \"%1\" /grant administrators:F"

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\runas]
@="Take Ownership"
"NoWorkingDirectory"=""

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell\runas\command]
@="cmd.exe /c takeown /f \"%1\" /r /d y && icacls \"%1\" /grant administrators:F /t"
"IsolatedCommand"="cmd.exe /c takeown /f \"%1\" /r /d y && icacls \"%1\" /grant administrators:F /t"
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